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What Is Your Apology Language?

By Jessie Sholl

Just as we all have a primary love language, we also have an apology language, and it can shape how we approach mending a rift.

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Why Self-Compassion is a Learnable Skill — and One We ALL Need

With Kristin Neff, PhD
Season 5, Episode 14

Self-compassion is a powerful tool for improving our own well-being and our relationships — yet cultural blocks often dissuade us from practicing this skill. In this episode, Kristin Neff, PhD, shares what self-compassion is, the strong, positive ways it can affect us (and others), and how we can start cultivating more of it in our daily lives.

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6 Ways to Defuse a Bad Situation

By Jon Spayde

A variety of stresses have turned many public interactions into angry encounters. Learn how to calm yourself — and the situation — with these strategies.

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8 Ways to Become Better at Networking

By Callie Fredrickson

A Life Time Work manager shares practical tips for improving this essential career skill.

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On-Screen Success: 11 Best Practices for Video Calls

By Callie Fredrickson

Practical tips and etiquette advice to improve the quality and productivity of your video call experiences.

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The Scout’s Toolbox

By Quinton Skinner

Our defenses can blind us to information that we need to make good decisions. These six tips can help.

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How to Make Better Decisions

By Quinton Skinner

A “scout mindset” can help us cultivate curiosity, improve our reasoning, and make better decisions.

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How to Navigate a Strained Relationship

By Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Our differences don’t have to keep us polarized. Try this expert advice for forging unexpected connections.

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What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say

By Kara Douglass Thom

The first step is listening with empathy and openness.

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What Is Bystander Intervention?

By Déjà Leonard

This expert advice on bystander intervention can help you learn to identify and interrupt harassment in your community.

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How to Have More Honest Conversations With Your Friends

By Kara Douglass Thom

The surprising ways that honest, authentic dialogue can deepen your friendships.

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Self-Reflections: Justin Baldoni

By Kaelyn Riley

Actor, director, and author Justin Baldoni on showing up as your vulnerable, strong, and authentic self.

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Gender-Identity Terminology

By Amy C. Waninger

10 terms to know when it comes to gender identity, including “genderqueer,” “assigned gender,” and “gender confirmation.”

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The Benefits of Group Therapy

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Individual therapy sessions are great for mental-health support, but group therapy also offers a variety of unique advantages.

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Consider the Context

By Jamie Martin

There are always opportunities to become aware, to adapt — and to find our own right balance of less and more.

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How to Make Friends at Your Health Club

By Molly Kopischke

It can be a challenge to form friendships as an adult. Here are a few ideas for meeting and connecting with others who are also pursuing health goals.

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What to Do When You’ve Been Ghosted

By Mo Perry

Not having closure can make it difficult to move on. Here’s one strategy.

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How to Cultivate a Healthy Response to Rejection

By Mo Perry

Being rejected is disappointing, but becoming self-aware can help temper your reaction.

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4 Tips for Creating a Successful Book Club

By Molly Tynjala

Respectful debate and setting expectations are key.

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